What does gouge mean?

Definitions for gouge
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dent, ding, gouge, nick(noun)

    an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

  2. gouge(noun)

    and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves

  3. gouge(verb)

    the act of gouging

  4. gouge, force out(verb)

    force with the thumb

    "gouge out his eyes"

  5. extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring(verb)

    obtain by coercion or intimidation

    "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"

  6. rout, gouge(verb)

    make a groove in

Wiktionary

  1. gouge(Noun)

    A cut or groove, as left by something sharp.

    The nail left a deep gouge in the tire.

  2. gouge(Noun)

    A chisel, with a curved blade, for scooping or cutting holes, channels, or grooves, in wood, stone, etc.

  3. gouge(Verb)

    To make a mark or hole by scooping.

    Japanese and Chinese printers used to gouge characters in wood.

  4. gouge(Verb)

    To push, or try to push the eye (of a person) out of its socket.

  5. gouge(Verb)

    To charge an unreasonably or unfairly high price.

    They have no competition, so they tend to gouge their customers.

  6. Origin: Noun from gouge, itself from gulbia, from Gaulish (compare Scottish Gaelic gilb, Welsh gylyf), from *gulbi 'beak' (compare Old Irish gulba, Welsh gylf, Old Breton golb).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gouge(noun)

    a chisel, with a hollow or semicylindrical blade, for scooping or cutting holes, channels, or grooves, in wood, stone, etc.; a similar instrument, with curved edge, for turning wood

  2. Gouge(noun)

    a bookbinder's tool for blind tooling or gilding, having a face which forms a curve

  3. Gouge(noun)

    an incising tool which cuts forms or blanks for gloves, envelopes, etc. from leather, paper, etc

  4. Gouge(noun)

    soft material lying between the wall of a vein aud the solid vein

  5. Gouge(noun)

    the act of scooping out with a gouge, or as with a gouge; a groove or cavity scooped out, as with a gouge

  6. Gouge(noun)

    imposition; cheat; fraud; also, an impostor; a cheat; a trickish person

  7. Origin: [F. gouge. LL. gubia, guvia, gulbia, gulvia, gulvium; cf. Bisc. gubia bow, gubioa throat.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gouge

    gowj, or gōōj, n. a chisel, with a hollow blade, for cutting grooves or holes.—v.t. to scoop out, as with a gouge: to force out, as the eye with the thumb. [O. Fr.,—Low L. guvia, a kind of chisel.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gouge in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gouge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of gouge in a Sentence

  1. Cometan:

    To be a writer is to gouge out one’s mind, heart and soul and splatter them across the page for the world to judge.

  2. William Carner:

    They've got to show Syngenta how profitable this will be. At the same time they have to tell the markets they aren't going to gouge them. It's a nice little tightrope they've got themselves on.

  3. William Carner:

    If they soothe the worries of the marketplace that helps a lot, they've got to show Syngenta how profitable this will be. At the same time they have to tell the markets they aren't going to gouge them. It's a nice little tightrope they've got themselves on.

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Translations for gouge

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  • Hohlmeißel, ausstechen, abzocken, Rille, Furche, bohrenGerman
  • gubia, harina, ranura, surcoSpanish
  • koverrin, kaivaa ulos, kovertaa, kiskoaFinnish
  • gougeure, gouger, graver, arnaquer, rainure, gouge, éborgnerFrench
  • חתךHebrew
  • ranhuraPortuguese
  • выбить, долбить, [[выбить]] [[глаз]], обдирать, жёлоб, выбивать, [[выбивать]] [[глаз]], выдалбливать, выдолбить, ободрать, выемкаRussian
  • iskopati, izbitiSerbo-Croatian
  • gravera, rista, karvaSwedish

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